Levelling the playing fieldA level playing field is a concept about fairness, not that each player has an equal chance to succeed, but that they all play by the same set of rules.
Not every person is born with a silver spoon in his mouth, i.e., born into a wealthy family. There is, therefore, no such thing as a level playing field to begin with. Even so, it is not a peccadillo to be born poor.
Although wealth is not an absolute measure of one’s happiness and self-worth, it nevertheless provides one with a sense of well-being.
If one is unskilled, one has no choice but to take on only lowly paying jobs which require little or no job-specific knowledge, such as a street-cleaner or a dish-washer (no pun intended).
In order to improve one’s standing in the society, one has to be schooled in both knowledge and skill. In its broad sense, education refers to any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character, or physical ability of an individual. It is usually transmitted through schools, colleges and universities.
With education, one can choose to be a chef, a dancer, an artiste, a lawyer, an engineer, a doctor, an accountant or even a banker. Even though one might have come from a lowly background, one can still advance comfortably to higher rungs of the society and improve one’s life.
Save for, if one still has the passion to be the best street-cleaner or dish-washer in town, why not? Indeed one can truly choose his / her own path.
Hence, education is about having one’s own choice and definitely one’s ultimate field leveller.
But, the process of education is not cheap.
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Here, may we wish all talents, big and small, be allowed to blossom to their fullest extent.